Dust refers to a Bitcoin wallet that has such a small amount of satoshis in it that if it was to be sent to another wallet, it would cost more in transaction fees than to actually send it.

Generally, it’s a good idea to make sure that you have a decent amount of sats in your wallet before sending it so you can cover fees. Some wallets allow you to set a custom fee which can make things more affordable if you are using the main chain

However, if you aren’t sending more than 0.01 BTC at a time, then using the lightning network will facilitate small transaction amounts with very small fees so you won’t have to worry about dust amounts again.

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